Undergraduate Certificate in Business

This course is designed to provide foundational understanding of business and key skills for a career in private, not-forprofit and government sectors.

Course overview

Course code
not available in 2021
Intake periods
beginning of year and mid-year
Admission requirements
Minimum ATAR Threshold is . The ATAR Subject Prerequisites are
Administered by
Faculty of UWA Business School; Graduate Research School
6 months
1 year (maximum 2 years)
Attendance type
Full- or part-time
Delivery mode
Locations offered
UWA (Perth)
Available to international students
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Course Coordinator(s)
Prof Phil Hancock

Prospective students should see the Future Students website for details on admission requirements, intake periods, fees, availability to international students, careers information etc.

Course structure

Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = summer teaching period; N/A = not available in 2021;
NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period; * = to be advised

Take all units (6 points):

AvailabilityUnitcodeUnitnameUnit requirmentsContact hours
S1BUSN1104Business Communication for Change, Influence and Impact
PACM1101 Communication in Practice
Up to 3 hours per week

Take unit(s) to the value of 18 points:

AvailabilityUnitcodeUnitnameUnit requirmentsContact hours
S1ACCT1100Business Reporting and Analysis
ACCT1101 Financial Accounting; FINA1221 Introduction to Finance
Up to 3 hours per week
S1BUSN1103Foundations of Global Business
3 hours per week
S1BUSN1200Data Analytics for Business
A student may not take this unit after taking STAT1520 Economic and Business Statistics. However, a student may take this unit first and subsequently proceed to STAT1520. MGMT5504 Data Analysis and Decision Making
Up to 3 hours per week
S2ECON1000Economics for Business
ECON1101 Microeconomics: Prices and Markets; ECON5541 Economics for Business: Applications and Policy
Up to 3 hours per week
S1, S2MGMT1136Management and Organisations
MGMT2236 Management and Organisations
lectures/tutorials/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
S1, S2MKTG1203Introduction to Marketing
MKTG2203 Marketing Management
Semesters 1 and 2: All lectures will be online. Tutorials will be face-to-face. 3 hours per week.
S2MKTG1342Introduction to Enterprise and Innovation
lectures/tutorials/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week